How to create a cPanel account from WHM?

To provide an individual cPanel login access to end users, reseller and root users can create cPanel accounts from WHM (WebHost Manager). With reseller account, you get WHM access with limited privileges, whereas with the root access, you get WHM access with full privileges. In any case, following tutorial will guide you to create a cPanel account from WHM.

  1. Login to WHM via URL https://VPS_IP_Address:2087.

    NOTE: It is assumed that you have already created a package in WHM. If not, please Create a Package before creating a cPanel account.

  2. From the left side panel, search for Account Functions and click on Create a New Account.

    Create a New Account

  3. Fill in all the details to create an account. Following are the details you will need to specify.

    Domain Information
    Domain Information

    Package & Settings
    Package and Settings

    Choose a package: Select a hosting package which you want to assign to this account.
    Select Options Manually: You can also assign all the resources manually.
    cPanel Theme: Select the cPanel theme you want to assign to this account.
    Locale: Select the language for this cPanel account.

    DNS Settings
    DNS Settings

    Mail Routing Settings
    Mail Routing Settings

    Automatically Detect Configuration: cPanel will detect and choose the best suitable configuration according to MX records you have set.
    Local Mail Exchanger: Select this configuration to use only local mail service.
    Remote Mail Exchanger: Select this configuration to use external email services like; Gmail, Live, etc.

  4. Click on Create button to create the user.

That's it! You've successfully created a cPanel account from WHM.

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